Solutions Architect - Applications / Oracle / SOA

  • Job Reference: HQ00015603
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Williams McKinley Ltd
  • Location: Redhill
  • Salary: £70,000 to £75,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus & benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Solutions Architect - Applications / Oracle / SOA

This role supports the European IT division and is responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of the enterprise's overall systems.
You will define system solutions based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms.
Research, identify, select and test technology products required for solution delivery.
Establish, implement and document the technology integration or migration strategies.
The position requires staying on top of the industry trend and new technologies for the system architecture.


  • Maintenance of business systems supporting over £1Billion in customer billing.
  • Responsible for the architecture and design of Power a strategic projects/program budgeted £3.5 million.
  • Partner with the business to understand organisation and departmental strategy and agree information systems solutions to meet needs.
  • Realise target architecture advancing business and information technology strategies.
  • Lead architecture vision, design and documentation.
  • Lead in designing, specifying and selecting information system solutions, considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance.
  • Lead the organisation in exploiting technology and use knowledge of IT solutions to drive organisational change and support business process design.
  • Lead project teams to use technology to support system architecture design.
  • Design and document key system components, interfaces, infrastructure and communications.
  • Approve high risk designs before execution.

Qualifications / experience required:

  • 5+ years Solution Architecture experience of business application support and development.
  • Excellent and demonstrable inter-personal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A solid understanding of new emerging technologies and standards being adopted within the IT industry.
  • Demonstrate a proven understanding of system concepts, multi-user environments, structured methods, liaison with other IT groups (suppliers, operations etc.) Good knowledge of Service Orientated Architecture.
  • Capable of working on multiple projects and also multiple tasks within those projects as the workload is driven by customer requirements.
  • Gas and Electricity utilities experience desirable.
  • Experience of Software House or other client-facing environment.

Technical Skills:

  • ORACLE 10g/11g, PL/SQL, C, Java, ADF
  • SOA Principles and Practise. N-TIER Applications, ESB architecture
  • Service Design and implementation
  • Sound knowledge on mainstream Operating Systems

Please send a CV detailing the above required experience for consideration.

Solutions Architect - Applications / Oracle / SOA
£70-75k pa + bonus and benefits